Many people in Ghana and overseas are expressing their condolence following the death of former President Jerry John Rawlings.
The 73-year-old is said to have died after he contracted Covid-19 and was rushed to the intensive care unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
The founder of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) was last seen in public on October 19, during the final funeral rites leading to the burial of his mother, Victoria Agbotui.
In the mean time, here’s a brief on the life of the late statesman.
The late former President Jerry John Rawlings was born on June 22, 1947 in Accra, Ghana to Victoria Agbotui, an Ewe from Dzelukope, Keta and James Ramsey John, a chemist from Castle Douglas in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland. Click here to read more.